Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 711 June 28, 2021, 6:20 p.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 711 June 28, 2021, 6:20 p.m. (ChST)

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 711
June 28, 2021, 6:20 p.m. (ChST)
 
 140th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Sixteen of 1,012 Test Positive for COVID-19;
UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; 
Food Commodities Distribution Continues
 
140th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported
The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 140th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) at approximately 3:04 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, 2021. The patient was a 75-year-old male, unvaccinated, with underlying health conditions. He was admitted to USNH on June 21, 2021 and tested positive upon admission. 
 
“Today we are reminded that although our island has made great strides to combat COVID-19, this virus remains a threat to our community. To those who loved him, Jeff, Josh, and I offer our deepest condolences and sympathies,” said Governor Lou Leon Guerrero. “We still have so much work to do to further lower our risk. For those who have yet to get vaccinated, please do so--not just for yourself, but to protect those around you.”
 
GBHWC Crisis Hotline
The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19. 
 
Results: Sixteen New Cases of COVID-19
Sixteen (16) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 1,012 tests performed Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27. Three (3) cases were identified through contact tracing. Two (2) cases reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,344 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 140 deaths, 82 cases in active isolation, and 8,122 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.2. 
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule 
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card. To view the complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccination clinics, visit dphss.guam.gov/vaccinategu or vaccinate.guam.gov
 
Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and provide government-issued identification to validate age. Minor’s birth certificate is acceptable. Parent/legal guardian must have a government-issued ID. Guardians must also present legal guardianship or power-of-attorney document. 
UOG FIELDHOUSE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC  
 
Tuesday, June 29- Saturday, July 3
 
12 p.m. - 5:30 pm
UOG Fieldhouse, Mangilao 
Register at  tinyurl.com/vaxguam
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Walk-ins welcome.
 
   
COMMUNITY-BASED COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC    
Tuesday, June 29 - 
Wednesday, June 30
9 a.m. -
12 p.m. 
DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
   
Wednesday, June 30 (every Wednesday until July 14)  
9 a.m. -
1 p.m.
Farmers Co-op Market, Dededo 
Drive-thru Testing and Drive-thru Vaccination
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen
   
Thursday, July 1
(every Thursday until July 15)
 
9 a.m. -
12 p.m.
Astumbo Senior Center, Dededo
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson 
Bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Walk-ins welcome.
   
 
Thursday, July 1 - Friday, July 2
 
11 a.m. -
4 p.m. 
Micronesia Mall, 2nd Floor, Above Center Court, Dededo
Register at  tinyurl.com/vaxguam
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Walk-ins welcome.
   
Friday, July 2 1 p.m. -
4 p.m. 
DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Call (671) 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
   
 
Saturday, July 3
(every Saturday until July 17)
 
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Micronesia Mall, 2nd Floor, Above Center Court, Dededo
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Last appointment taken at 6 p.m. Walk-ins welcome.
   
 
Monday, July 5
9 a.m. -
12 p.m.
DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Call (671) 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
   
 
Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule
COVID-19 community testing continues. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Bring a photo ID. Testing for travel purposes will not be conducted at these community testing sites. Individuals seeking COVID-19 testing to travel off-island may contact the DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center at 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment. Priority is given to patients under investigation and those traveling for medical purposes. For the safety of the community and nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. Results available onsite. Testing times, dates and locations are below:
COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING SCHEDULE  
DATE TIME LOCATION  
Tuesday, June 29  9 a.m. – 12  p.m.,
first-come, first-served
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada  
   
Wednesday, June 30 
(every Wednesday until July 14)
9 a.m. – 1  p.m.,
first-come, first-served
Farmers Co-op Market, Dededo    
 
Food Commodities Distribution Continues
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE), State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance
Program (TEFAP) under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Nutrition Service distribution
will be available to village constituents only on a first-come, first-served basis. A limit of three
households per vehicle will be serviced at the distributions. Face masks must be worn. Bring a
photo ID. Village Mayors distribution schedule is as follows:
Date Location Distribution Method No. of Bags




Thursday,  
July 1
 
Agaña Heights
Drive-thru distribution for 300 Agana Heights constituents only from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Agana Heights Mayor’s Office, while supplies last. Bring your reusable bags to receive the food commodities as items will not be prepackaged. For more information, contact the Agana Heights Mayor's Office at 472-8285/6/6393. 300
 
Piti
Door-to-Door distribution for 200 Piti constituents only beginning at 9:00 a.m., while supplies last. For more information, contact the Piti Mayor’s Office at 472-1232/3. 200
 
Friday, 
July 2
 
Dededo
Drive-thru distribution for Dededo residents will be from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., or while supplies last, at the Guam Football Association parking lot, Harmon Loop Road. Contact the Dededo Mayor’s Office at 632-5203/5019/637-9014 for more info.  
1,000
 
For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10. 
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